centrifugal extractor

centrifugal extractor

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ik′strak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
A device for separating components of a liquid solution, consisting of a series of perforated concentric rings in a cylindrical drum that rotates at 2000-5000 revolutions per minute around a cylindrical shaft; liquids enter and leave through the shaft; they flow radially and concurrently in the rotating drum.
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[16] and Guo [17] extracted boron from brine by the centrifugal extractor, and the results revealed the feasibility of boron extraction from brine by the centrifugal extraction technique.
The extraction and back-extraction were carried out on a continuous centrifugal extractor, and the extraction conditions and mechanism were investigated systematically based on relevant chemical and instrumental analysis.
In 1870, he produced its first centrifugal extractor for the speedy removal of water from washed wool and cloth.
The Rousselet-Robatel range of centrifugal extractors consists of monostage, and multistage designs.